Animal Welfare Amendment Act (No 2) 2015 Commencement Order 2016

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Animal Welfare Amendment Act (No 2) 2015 Commencement Order 2016

Jerry Mateparae, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 25th day of July 2016

Present:
His Excellency the Governor-General in Council

This order is made under section 2 of the Animal Welfare Amendment Act (No 2) 2015 on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council.

Order

1 Title

This order is the Animal Welfare Amendment Act (No 2) 2015 Commencement Order 2016.

2 Commencement of sections 23 to 26 of Animal Welfare Amendment Act (No 2) 2015

Sections 23 to 26 of the Animal Welfare Amendment Act (No 2) 2015 come into force on 25 August 2016.

Michael Webster,
Clerk of the Executive Council.

Explanatory note

This note is not part of the order, but is intended to indicate its general effect.

This order brings sections 23 to 26 of the Animal Welfare Amendment Act (No 2) 2015 into force on 25 August 2016. Those sections amend Part 3 of the Animal Welfare Act 1999. The affected provisions relate to the consideration and issue of animal welfare export certificates.

Issued under the authority of the Legislation Act 2012.

Date of notification in Gazette: 28 July 2016.

This order is administered by the Ministry for Primary Industries.